Kawamata Laboratory


Lab Name and Affiliation

Kawamata Laboratory

Department of Electronic Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

Lab Director (or Principal Investigator)

Lab Director: Prof. Masayuki Kawamata
Bio: Masayuki Kawamata received the B.E., M.E., and D.E. degrees in electronic engineering from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 1977, 1979, and 1982, respectively. He was an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Information Sciences at Tohoku University and is currently a Professor in the Graduate School of Engineering at Tohoku University. His research interests include 1-D and multidimensional digital signal processing, intelligent signal processing, control theory, and linear system theory. He received the Outstanding Transaction Award from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan in 1984 (with T. Higuchi), the Outstanding Literary Work Award from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan in 1996 (with T. Higuchi), and the 11th IBM-Japan Scientific Award in Electronics in 1997. He is a member of the IEEE, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan, the Information Processing Society of Japan, and the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers of Japan. He is an IEEE Senior Member. He is an IEICE Fellow.

Lab Introduction

Our laboratory has many research themes in the field of digital signal processing as follows:
- Digital processing of image and video
- Digital signal processing for digital cinemas
- Adaptive and variable filters
- Optimal design of digital filters
- Signal processing theory (signal theory, linear systems, and Fourier analysis)
- Intelligent digital signal processing
- Applications of evolutionary computing to digital signal processing
- Statistical signal processing

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